Arugula and Peach Salad

Arugula and Peach Salad

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

 

Serves

4 people

This is a lively salad of spicy arugula and sweet juicy peaches.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced ripe peaches and/or plums (4 to 5)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar or Champagne vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection 100% Organic Basil Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection 100% Organic Dill Weed
  • 6 cups baby arugula leaves
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection 100% Organic Sesame Seed, toasted

Preparation

  • 1 Toss peaches, oil, vinegar, cilantro, basil, sugar and dill weed in medium bowl. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Just before serving, toss arugula, peach mixture and green onion in large bowl. (Or divide among individual plates.) Sprinkle with blue cheese and sesame seed.
  • 3 TIP: TO TOAST SESAME SEED: Heat small skillet on medium heat. Add sesame seed; cook and stir 2 minutes or until golden brown and fragrant. Immediately pour out of hot pan to avoid over-toasting.
  • 4 TIP: Prepare as directed, using other stone fruit such as nectarines or the hybrids, plumcots or pluots.

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